Keep it in the family

Booth, Joanna
June 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);6/5/2010 Supplement, Vol. 5, p58
Trade Publication
The article offers information on some of the travel agents, operators and hoteliers whose families have grown up in the travel industry. The Davis family has been in business for the past 35 years and its 3 generations have worked with the travel industry. The Langdell family got into the travel business in the 1960s and has seen 4 of its generations in the travel industry. The Radford family has spent 57 years in the travel business.


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